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  • MAMANUSHKA.com || To Be A Woman || International Women's Day Rally || Edmonton || Image By Abdul Malik || Power To The Sisters || Women's Protest Sign
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    To Be A Woman

    It comes all of a sudden. Without notice. Without warning. After years of absorbing what a woman should be, could be, ought to be. After decades of agitating to be heard just…

  • MAMANUSHKA.COM || Like A Mother || Thoughts On Becoming A Khala
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    ‘Like’ A Mother

    The One ‘First’ I Experienced ‘Last’  Being the eldest of four sisters, I suppose I mostly experienced all the firsts …well… First. I was the first to go to school, drive, move…

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    People We Lost In 2016 

    To God Is The Return 2016, more than any other year in recent memory, seemed marked by “high profile” deaths. From saints to inspirations,  humanitarians to poets to cultural icons – every…

  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Why I Celebrate Birthdays || Muslim Birthday || 1980s Vintage Photo
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    Why I Celebrate Birthdays

    Strange, but true, birthdays are one of those odd hot button topics that jump up at you once you become a ‘Muslim Mother’. Along with those fleeting questions about things like allowing…

  • MAMANUSHKA.COM || MAMA BEFORE ME
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    My Mama Before Me

    I used to be a Daddy’s girl. Eldest child.  Sure of myself and my place in the world. ‘Aunty ki bachi’ my sisters would mockingly call me alluding to my people pleasing nature.…

  • Mamanushka.com || Surprising Advice From Parents || Vintage Photograph
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    Things Parents Say

     The Best Stuff They Ever Told Us Doesn’t is seem like parents always have some suggestion or another to make? Whether it be on what to do, where to go or how…